A resident in Conroe, Texas made a grim discovery early Saturday morning - a bloodied dog had been secured in a garbage bag, tied to a fence, and left for dead along the road.
Thankfully, the passerby had noticed the bag moving and stopped to investigate.
According to Monday's Houston Chronicle, after finding the badly injured dog inside of the bag, Tami Augustyn, an independent rescuer in the area, was asked if she could help.
Augustyn rushed the blood-soaked dog, now known as "Buck," to an emergency veterinarian for care. There, veterinarians discovered that the dog had been shot in the face.
Shot pellets were lodged in Buck's face, shoulder, and in both of his eyes, and he will likely suffer permanent damage to his eyesight as a result.
Initially, the abused dog was suffering from low body temperature, likely a result of being help captive, with injuries, in the trash bag for hours.
According to the Montgomery County Police Reporter, Buck is now stabilized, but not fully out of the woods.
For some reason, Buck seems to have problems with walking.
Fortunately, as word of Buck's sad story spreads, people have stepped up to donate funds to ensure that he will receive all of the care necessary for his recovery.
Follow Buck's journey at the Buck Needs Bucks for his Buckshot Injuries Facebook page.
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